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Case File: 572UMNC

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Artistic rendering of the victim (since the lower jaw was not recovered the jaw is the artistís interpretation and only an approximation); Victim's belt and buckle.

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: April 8, 1993
  • Location of Discovery: Wilson, Wilson County, North Carolina
  • Estimated Date of Death: Over 3 years prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only
  • Cause of Death: Homicide
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 17-22 years old
  • Race: White, possibly Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'4" to 5'7"
  • Weight: 130-150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Possibly some gait disturbance in life given some bone loss in his legs. His nose appeared slightly crooked and may have tilted to the right.
  • Dentals: Available. An exam of the upper teeth suggested that he may have endured some type of trauma to his face prior to his death that formed an abscess behind his front upper teeth. This may have caused him some pain or discomfort. No other evidence of decay. Lower jaw not recovered.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Remnants of blue Levi jeans (size 30M), belt (36" long) with buckle indentation at 28/29 inches, white metal belt buckle, and white slip-on woman's shoe.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    Individuals dragging the bottom of the Buckhorn Reservoir for a lost lantern pulled up a human skull and bag of rocks - one 9 1/2 pound rock inside with asphalt rocks.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: NC Chief Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Clyde Gibbs
  • Agency Phone Number: 919-966-2253
  • Agency Name: Wilson Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 1-252-399-2323

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 93-4578; NCMEC: 1184298
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #2651
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • NCMEC
  • NC Chief Medical Examiner's Office

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    Added: 4/22/07; Last Updated: 1/5/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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